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Hagen Center Faculty Resources

The Hagen Center is committed to creating and supporting civic engagement through coursework.

Faculty, whether you are a seasoned veteran of community engaged teaching, or it's your first time, we are here to help.

Here's how:

  • Identify a community partner
  • Assist with syllabus design and course planning
  • Implement and/or facilitate reflection
  • Attend planning meetings, class times and final presentations
  • Provide professional development opportunities for faculty
  • Access to up-to-date resources in the CE field
  • Serve as the university repository for records, results and reports produced by CE courses

How do I make my course a Community-Engagement course?

Community Engaged Courses Incorporate the following: 

  • Faculty member (and/or students) works cooperatively and responsively with community partner to meet partner identified needs. 
  • Include community engagement learning goal on course syllabus
  • Assign community engaged learning pre/post test
  • Students contribute 10 hours towards the project or need as pre-identified in reciprocation with the community partner. 
    • Combination of 10 hours outside of class or in-class/lab periods (or equivalent of)

 

Course Checklist

 

Creating Learning Outcomes

 

Example Learning Outcomes

 

Sample Syllabi 

 

Community Partner Contract

 

Student Contract

 

Models of Community Engaged Teaching 

(https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/teaching-through-community-engagement/#ways)

 

CE Course Proposal Form  (wufoo link)

 

Assessment

Pre/Post Test  (PDF with the questions students will be asked)

AACU Rubric

 

Testimonials/Sample Projects

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